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When you feel down, sad or morose for an extended period of time, or when you realise that you’ve lost interest in having fun in life while people around you clearly do so, and when you have no apparent reason for those feelings you might suffer from some form of Depression.
This condition has a negative effect not just on our mind, but also on our body. Many people resort to drinking because alcohol is a sedative and offers momentary release in the form of elation.
Physical symptoms are usually - heart racing, obsessive thinking (worrying loop), chest pains, hot and cold flushes and more. These conditions affect our cognitive thinking, our core belief system and self-esteem.
When we ask ourselves:
This is a very common condition today. The reasons vary, but most common
Anxiety is mostly fear. Fear turns into worry, which creates an endless loop in our mind. There are two kinds of worry?
Functions of everyday life ie. thinking of having enough petrol in the car, having enough money to pay the bills, being on time for work etc.
It normally starts with the question ‘what if?’.
This is mostly when we worry about unfounded fears, which are created in our mind, for which we can thank our imagination.
Only humans have this ability, to worry about things that may never happen.
In other words, No Imagination = No Worries. This is not to say that an imagination is bad but imagining disasters that may never happen is very harmful to our health.
The stress hormone called cortisol has
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